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Painfully slow desktop internet use

Since obtaining Mac laptop, with wireless connection my desktop doesn't work correctly. It takes forever to connect to internet, and sometimes won't at all. The laptop works perfctly simultaneously. When the laptop, in another room, is off the desktop works perfectly. Any ideas? thanks, Jeff

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I would start with running network setup wizard again on my desktop. also run a full system test at pcpitstop.com and see what all it tells you. If you are running a 2-Wire..GIVE IT BACK. spend a couple of bucks and get a linksys.

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Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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